April Jones murder accused pleads not guilty

The man accused of the murder of Machynlleth schoolgirl April Jones has pleaded not guilty to the three charges he faces. Mark Bridger, who is 47, denied murder, abduction and perverting the course of justice at Mold Crown Court this morning.

Mark Bridger
Mark Bridger was arrested in the days after April Jones went missing Credit: Dyfed-Powys Police

Five-year-old April has not been seen since 1 October 2012. Police are continuing to search for her.

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Man denies April Jones murder

Mark Bridger, 47, has denied murdering five-year-old April Jones from Machynlleth. His defence barrister said he was 'probably responsible' for her death.